Stories tagged: public safety
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
The man found dead last week in his Spokane Valley apartment died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
The driver suspected of seriously injuring a teenage pedestrian in Spokane Valley last night may have been impaired, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
The federal government is funding a new initiative with $780,000 aimed at lowering wildfire risks and improving forest health in the eastern Cascades this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:11 a.m.
Spokane developer Harlan Douglass will serve no additional jail time for slapping an opposing lawyer during a heated civil suit last spring.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
A teenage boy sustained serious injuries Tuesday evening when he was hit by a car in the 11900 block of East Mansfield in Spokane Valley.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:29 p.m.
Attorneys for two men involved in a fatal shooting outside the Palomino nightclub in North Spokane last month presented nearly identical arguments Tuesday in an effort to get the charges …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Attorneys for James Henrikson argued Tuesday that the government’s case against the North Dakota man is built on the lies of informants, while prosecutors said all the evidence in the …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol motorcycle trooper hit and knocked unconscious by a fleeing driver Tuesday is expected to recover from his injuries.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
The Spokane police officer who pleaded guilty to trespassing after a domestic violence arrest last summer has been suspended for five days.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
A jury of nine women and six men were chosed Monday to hear the criminal case against Dr. Craig Morgenstern, the former Veteran Affairs physician accused of filming sexual assaults …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Voters will consider renewing a long-running emergency medical services levy in April, after the Spokane City Council unanimously approved putting it on the ballot Monday night. The levy generates about …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
The defense’s first witness in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson offered a different account of the killing of Kristopher “K.C.” Clarke than the one told by his supposed killer, …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
State prison official said she requested fix to early release errors ASAP
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
State regulators have fined CenturyLink $2.85 million for a statewide 911 outage in April 2014.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency says the uncontrolled spread of small amounts of radioactive waste at Hanford after a Nov. 17 windstorm is alarming.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
Forecasters say storms could bring tornadoes, hail and damaging winds to several states in the Deep South.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 2:06 p.m.
Jurors in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson will not hear that the judge presiding over the case determined that one of the prosecution’s key witnesses gave false testimony in …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4:30 p.m.
Major Crimes detectives are investigating a suspicious death in Spokane Valley after a man’s body was found Thursday morning.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat that shut down Greenacres Middle School in Spokane Valley Tuesday.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Pope Francis says any bishop who moves a suspected pedophile priest from parish to parish should resign.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
A car crashed into a Kendall Yards building Thursday morning, sending the driver and a passenger to the hospital.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:47 a.m.
A gun-safety group is turning its attention to voters in Washington state after lawmakers failed to pass a bill to create “extreme-risk protection orders. These are orders that would let …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Former U.S. Attorney and current director of the Spokane Police Department Jim McDevitt should be aware that many people will not agree with his assessment on race and crime, and …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 7 p.m.
A resilient cat survived a massive fire Friday.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Charges were dismissed in a plea deal involving a U.S. Air Force Airman accused of breaking into a building, scaring a sleeping woman and stealing a roofing knife in September.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
A misdemeanor assault charge filed against the head of the former Community Detox Services will be dismissed if he stays out of trouble for the next two years according to …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
Court documents released Wednesday reveal new details about the child molestation charges filed against road rage suspect Jason R. Hoy and his wife, Kellie R. Hoy.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
Three defendants in an alleged multistate drug trafficking ring pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court in Coeur d’Alene.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A state agency is now shifting through thousands of comments as it weighs a massive oil transfer terminal in southwest Washington.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
A North Idaho man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Spokane woman and dumping her body in a slough near Hauser Lake last year.